9.30 am – 9.45 am Registration | Networking | Experience Zone | Group Chat
9.45 am – 10.05 am In Conversation
Empowering Women for Inclusive Growth Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India in conversation with Padmaja Joshi, Executive Editor, Times Now
10.00 am – 10.15 am Keynote Address on ‘Thriving in the Digital – First Era’ by: Prativa Mohapatra, Vice President and Managing Director, Adobe India
10.20 am – 10.35 am Leadership Talk on ‘Creating Culture of Equality as Technology Advances’ by: Ruhi Ranjan, Senior Managing Director, Lead Europe Markets, Advance Technology Centre India, Sponsor – Inclusion and Diversity, Accenture India
10.40 am – 10.50 am Leadership Talk on ‘Fuelling Digital Innovation’

The talk will highlight the importance of women in Tech and how their dreams are being met through skills and funds

Roopa Kudva, Managing Director, Omidyar Network India

10.50 a.m. – 11.05 am Fireside Chat – Cloud: Enabling Businesses Innovate

Rucha Nanavati, Chief Information Officer at Mahindra Group in conversation with Vaishali Kasture,Head – Enterprise Business, India and South Asia ( Enterprise, Mid-Market & Global Businesses, Amazon Internet Services (AISPL)

11.15 am – 12.00 pm Thought Leaders Tech Discussion: Tech Led Women Leaders: Together Shaping a Better Tomorrow

Panel Speakers:

  • Meena Ganesh, Co-Founder, MD & Chairperson, Portea Medical
  • Sabina Chopra, Co-Founder and COO, Yatra Online
  • Meghna Suryakumar, Founder and CEO, Crediwatch
  • Ankiti Bose, Co-Founder and CEO, Zilingo
  • Anna Gong, Founder and CEO, Perx Technologies

Moderated by: Karishma Gupta, Partner, Deloitte India

12.05 pm – 12.15 pm Address on CMO’s Top Priorities: Rebuild the marketing engine for flexibility in a changing environment by Dipti Singh, Head – Marketing & Communications, Vertiv India
12.20 pm – 12.55 pm Marketers’ Talk: New Marketing Strategies: Building Blocks for Shaping Customers’ Journey in the New Normal

Panel Speakers:

  • Tracy Quah, VP – Marketing, Asia Pacific and Japan, Informatica
  • Radmila Blazheska, Chief Marketing Officer, Security HQ
  • Andrea Linehan, Chief Marketing Officer, Zai
  • Nidhi Hola, Country Marketing Director, Dell Technologies
  • Shivani Sharma, AVP – Marketing, Embee Software

Moderated by: Soumya Mohanty, MD – Insights Division, Kantar

1 pm – 1.15 pm Fireside Chat on ‘Power of Ecosystems for Success as a Woman in Tech’ 

Mamta Sharma, Senior Vice President – HR, Fiserv Global Services & India in conversation with Archana Jerath, Director – Operations, SHRM India, APAC & MENA

1.15 pm – 1.35 pm Fireside Chat: Role of Inclusive Diversity at the Workplace

Diversity is a much-spoken hot topic in business circles these days. The chat uncovers strategies to build a diverse team and use those diverse perspectives to achieve greater results for the benefit of employees and the companies.


  • Upasana Taku, Co-Founder and COO, MobiKwik
  • Divya Gokulnath, Co-Founder, BYJU’s

Moderated by Chaitali Mukherjee, Partner and Lead, People and Organization and HR Transformation, PwC India

1.40 pm – 2.30 pm CXO’s Shot: Leveraging Digital Ecosystem for Accelerating Business Growth

The discussion will highlight on the new technologies like AI/ ML, Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud Computing as well as throw light on security aspect while going digital and ways of addressing the same.

  • Annie Mathew, Chief Information Officer, Mother Dairy Fruits and Vegetable
  • Reema Jain, Chief Digital Officer, Vodafone Idea
  • Dr. Inken Braunschmidt, Chief Innovation and Digital Officer, Halma
  • Ekta Parashar, Head of Solutions Architect, Enterprise Business (India and South Asia), Amazon Internet Services (AISPL)
  • Gopali Raval Contractor, MD, Lead – AI Practice and Inclusion & Diversity, Accenture India
  • Geetha M, Senior Director, Data & AI Excellence and Capability, Philips Innovation Campus

Moderated by: Kalpana B, CEO and Chief Thinker, Grant Thornton dGTL

2.35 pm – 3.20 pm Female Talent in STEM: Inspiring the Next Gen Women Leaders

Fewer women in the past have chosen STEM as mainstream career in India leading to fewer women leadership representation in the space. Accomplished women from different industries brainstorm the challenges and potential solutions for inspiring the younger generation explore careers in STEM.

Panel Speakers:

  • Mohua Sengupta, Managing Director, Mashreq Bangalore
  • Deepa Madhavan, Senior Director, Data Governance and Regulatory Technology, PayPal
  • Jyothirlatha B, Chief Technology Officer, Godrej Housing Finance
  • Sarah Goss, Head of Innovation, Ericsson Australia & New Zealand
  • Arpita Das, Director – IT, Kohler Kitchen and Bath (India) & Digital Delivery
  • Dipti Vaishnav, Managing Director and Automotive Industry Lead, Accenture India

Moderated by: Nirmala Menon, Founder and CEO, Interweave Consulting

3.25 pm – 3.40 pm Address by: Vijayashree Natarajan, Senior Vice President – Head of Technology, Omega Healthcare Management Services
3.30 pm – 4.15 pm CISO Chat: Striking a balance between Technological Agility and Security: The Pre Requisite for a Digital World

Panel Speakers

  • Babitha B P, Chief Information Security Officer, Catholic Syrian Bank
  • Neha Taneja, Head – Cybersecurity, Cairn Oil & Gas
  • Rama Vedashree, CEO, Data Security Council of India
  • Lopa Mudraa Basuu, AVP, ISM, Cyber Security and Technology Controls, JP Morgan Chase
  • Sakshi Vidur, Director, Enterprise – IT Security, Philips
  • Meetali Sharma, Head – Risk, Compliance and Information Security, SDG Software India

Moderated by:
Amit Sharon, Head – Customer Experience, Check Point Software Technologies

4.30 pm – 4.40 pm Curtain Downer Conversations: Women as Global Change Agents: Redefining the World’s Perception

Fireside Chat on ‘Digital Acceleration in a Newly Connected World’

Aparna Bawa, COO, Zoom Video Communications with Kalpana B, CEO and Chief Thinker, Grant Thornton dGTL

4.50 pm – 4.55 pm Fireside Chat on ‘Women in Tech: Equality in a post COVID Era’ Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson and CEO, Salesforce India in conversation with Sunanda Jayaseelan, Deputy News Editor, Times Networ
5.05 pm – 5.15 pm Fireside Chat – Women Leaders of Today: Ensuring a Tech Enabled Sustainable Tomorrow

Vera Silva, Ph.D, CTO, Grid Solutions Business, GE Renewable Energy in conversation with Namrata Rana, Director, Strategy and Brand, Futurescape

5.20 pm – 5.30 pm Closing Keynote Address on ‘Women in Technology: Grow, Connect and Empower’ by: Dr. Neeta Verma, Director General, National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India